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Vegetable Pulav



Vegetable Pulav is a popular Indian dish made with rice, vegetables, and spices. It is usually served with raita or yogurt and is a quick way to add vegetables in a meal. The vegetables used in the dish can vary, but typically include potatoes, carrots, peas, and cauliflower. The spices used can also vary, but usually include whole spices such as cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, black pepper, cumin seeds and bay leaf. The dish is usually cooked in ghee or clarified butter, which adds a rich flavor. Vegetable Pulav along with raita is a great way to enjoy a healthy and flavorful meal.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Basmati Rice

2 cups


2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons

Cumin Seeds

1 teaspoon

Bay Leaves


Green Cardamoms




inch Cinnamon Stick


Onion, finely chopped


Ginger-Garlic Paste

1 teaspoon

Green Chillies, finely chopped


Mixed Vegetables (Carrot, Beans, Peas, Cauliflower, Potato)

1 cup

Red Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon

Coriander Powder

1 teaspoon

Garam Masala

1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Coriander Leaves, finely chopped

2 tablespoons

Cashew Nuts

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Wash and soak the basmati rice for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat ghee and oil in a pressure cooker.

Step 3:

Add cumin seeds, bay leaves, green cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon stick.

Step 4:

Add onion and sauté till it turns golden brown.

Step 5:

Add ginger-garlic paste and green chillies and sauté for a minute.

Step 6:

Add mixed vegetables and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7:

Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt and mix well.

Step 8:

Add the soaked basmati rice and mix well.

Step 9:

Add 2 cups of water and mix well.

Step 10:

Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 2 whistles.

Step 11:

Once the pressure is released, open the lid and fluff the rice with a fork.

Step 12:

Garnish with coriander leaves and cashew nuts.

Step 13:

Serve hot with raita or curd.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 48353 users have chowed down on Vegetable Pulav a whopping 84514 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai, Indore, Hyderabad are the top 5 cities gobbling up Vegetable Pulav like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Vegetable Pulav, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in october.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Vegetable Pulav is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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